LesBiCon returns on Thurs 9th March 4:30-7:30pm

LesBiCon: What do young lesbian and bisexual women want and need?

The Proud Trust and Young Women’s Health Project are recognising International Women’s Day 2017 with an event bringing together young lesbian and bisexual women aged 14-25 alongside women professionals and decisions makers. This event is organised in collaboration Sylvia Pankhurst Gender Research Centre who are hosting the evening.

When: Thursday 9th March 2017 4:30-7:30pm

Where: The Ormond Building Council Chamber, Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Campus, M15 (Entrance off Lower Ormond Street)

LesBiCon

 

Influential Women and Women leaders are invited to attend the event which will offer an opportunity to a engage with young Lesbian and Bisexual women directly to help bring about local change in Manchester. Women do not need to identify as lesbian or bisexual themselves but are coming with a willingness to hear from the young women involved in the event.

 

What the event will offer:

–        An educational, open and safe space for women who love women and other women allies.

–        Learning around specific health needs of lesbian and bisexual women

–        Guidance on how to make your own work or service more inclusive of young lesbian and bisexual women

–        Information to feed into financial decision making in the city around inclusion, health and youth and other agendas

–        Free health resources to use in work with young people developed by young lesbian and bisexual women

–        Accessible intergenerational space for both young lesbian and bisexual and women leaders to collaborate and exchange thoughts and experiences

 

The event will comprise a range of different activities and inputs including:

Living libraries

Research presentation

Discussion groups

Political cake decorating

Quizzes

Refreshments

 

RSVP to myrtle.finley[@]theproudtrust.org / 07530 316 656 by 2nd March 17

Download the invite here: LesBiCon IWD 9.3.17 Invite.

Summer Camp is coming!

Group photo Summer Camp 2014

Summer Camp is back!

 Summer Camp is for all young women, aged 14-25, who identify as lesbian, bisexual or questioning. It’s a great opportunity to spend some time in a safe all-women’s space, where you can learn lots of new things and meet some great new people! This year camp takes place Friday 29th – Sunday 31st July 2016, Tattenhall, Cheshire.

You can come for all or part of camp. The cost is £10per day. There are a limited number of £5 bursary places available, contact Myrtle on 07530 316 656 for more details.

More details can be found in the flyer here: Summer camp flyer 2016

To request a place on Summer Camp please complete the 2016_Summer camp booking form and return to myrtle.finley@theproudtrust.org or post to YWHP, 49-51 Sidney Street, Manchester, M1 7HB. Deadline for booking forms is Sunday 12th June 2016.